Assistant Chief Administrative Law Judge
position open now
Posted 6 months ago
OAH is hiring one Assistant Chief Administrative Law Judge to be based at our St. Paul office. This is a hybrid work opportunity; judges work a minimum of four days in the office per pay period (every 2 weeks). The posting is open until October 1, 2022, at midnight.
Assistant Chief Administrative Law Judge position
The Assistant Chief Administrative Law Judge will:
- Serve as an administrative law judge AND perform all supervisory functions related to a team of administrative law judges;
- Act in accordance with the Code of Judicial Conduct and applicable statutory codes of ethics;
- Research, understand, interpret, apply, and explain relevant law in complex legal and factual settings;
- Conduct fair and impartial hearings in complex, adversarial cases in accordance with governing laws and rules;
- Resolve issues of law and fact based upon the application of sound, supported legal reasoning to facts based upon evidence in the hearing record;
- Engage in clear, respectful oral communication;
- Prepare clear, concise, and easily understandable written decisions and orders;
- Supervise, plan, motivate and provide leadership to judges within the work unit;
- Work cooperatively with OAH leadership to continuously improve the quality of court operations;
- Establish and maintain effective, cooperative, and respectful relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders; and
- Maintain a license to practice law in the State of Minnesota.
- Juris Doctorate (J.D.);
- Current licensure in good standing to practice law in the State of Minnesota;
- Demonstrated knowledge of administrative procedures and related laws;
- Demonstrated legal writing skills;
- Intercultural competency. Ability to relate and communicate effectively with individuals who do not share the same culture, ethnicity, language, or other common experiences;
- Ability to work well as part of a team; and
- Ability to maintain judicial temperament, which requires compassion, decisiveness, open-mindedness, courtesy, patience, freedom from bias, and a commitment to equal justice under the law.
- Supervisory experience of more than one direct report;
- Litigation experience;
- Experience applying the Rules of Evidence;
- Mediator or arbitrator experience;
- Experience as a judge in an administrative setting; and
- Demonstrated commitment to community and public service.
Apply online at mn.gov/careers using job ID 58545.
Applications require a cover letter, resume, application, and writing sample.
If you know someone who would be perfect for this role, please encourage them to apply!